Teaching periods

Teaching periods and examinations in academic year 2016–2017

 

Autumn term 2016

Teaching/Evaluation periods

Dates                  

Week numbers

Summer teaching period

Mon 1 Aug - Sat 20 Aug 2016

31  - 33

School specific orientations

Mon 22 Aug - Sat 3 Sept 2016    

34 - 35

1st evaluation period and orientations

Mon 5 Sept – Sat 10 Sept 2016

36

Period I              

Evaluation week for  Period I

Mon 12 Sept - Sat 29 Oct 2016

Mon  24 Oct – Sat 29 Oct .2016

37 - 43

43

Period II
Evaluation week for  Period II

Mon 31 Oct – Sat 17 Dec 2016

Mon 12 Dec – Sat 17 Dec 2016

44 - 50

50

2nd evaluation period

Mon 19 Dec - Thurs 22 Dec 2016

51

 

Spring term  2017

Teaching/Evaluation periods

Dates                  

Week numbers

Period III

Evaluation week for  Period III

Mon 2 Jan - Sat 18 Feb 2017

Mon 13 Feb - Sat 18  Feb 2017

1-7

7

Period IV

Evaluation week for  Period  IV

Mon 20 Feb  - Sat 8 Apr 2017

Mon 3 Apr – Sat  8 Apr 2017      

8-14

14

Period V
Evaluation week for  Period V

Mon 10 Apr - Sat 27 May 2017

Mon 22 May  - Sat 27 May 2017

15 - 21

21

Summer teaching period

Mon 29 May  - Mon 31 July 2017

22 - 31

 

Orientation week for the new students takes place 5.9. - 9.9.2016.

Courses are lectured from Monday to Friday. Lectures start fifteen minutes past (academic quarter hour), i.e. 08.15−09.45, 10.15−11.45, 12.15−13.45, 14.15−15.45 and 16.15−17.45 and so forth or when the lecture continues for three hours for example: 08.15-10.45. A 3-hour lecture often includes a 15-minute break. In both campuses, Otaniemi and Töölö, campus lunch break is between 12:00 and 13:00, there is no teaching during the lunch break.

Lectures will not be held during the following holidays:
Arena career fair: Wed 9.11.2016
Easter holiday: Fri 14.4.− Mon 17.4.2017
Ascension Day: 25.5.2017

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